The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Erskine region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.50% 12.50% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 77.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Average daily rate £405 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.25% 16.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 0
Average daily rate £405 £378 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (76.67%) Windows
4 20 (66.67%) SQL
5 16 (53.33%) HP
5 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 13 (43.33%) Service Management
9 12 (40.00%) Firewall
10 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (36.67%) Netcool
10 11 (36.67%) C#
11 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
11 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
12 9 (30.00%) MS Project
13 8 (26.67%) Web Services
13 8 (26.67%) DNS
13 8 (26.67%) DHCP
13 8 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
13 8 (26.67%) Citrix
13 8 (26.67%) SAN
13 8 (26.67%) VMware
13 8 (26.67%) QA
13 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
14 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
15 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (20.00%) InfoPath
15 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (20.00%) MS Project Server
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Project
2 6 (20.00%) InfoPath
3 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) DHCP
2 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
1 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Radia Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) HPUX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Service Management
2 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Workflow
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.33%) VBScript
5 4 (13.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Netcool
2 8 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) HP
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Citrix
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) CA
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) AppSense